TABLE 3

Demographic Characteristics of Survey Sample

Variable20002001
Weighted Count%Weighted Count%
Region
 Northeast28218.858419.0
 Midwest33922.670923.1
 South53235.4111136.2
 West34823.266921.8
Smoking status
 Nonsmoker114075.9240478.2
 Smoker36224.166921.8
Gender
 Male74349.5148448.3
 Female75750.4158251.5
Race
 White114976.5247080.4
 Black17711.838312.5
 Asian or Pacific Islander412.7250.8
 American Indian or Alaskan Native271.8180.6
 Other race30.21143.7
Age
 18–2418112.045814.9
 25–4455837.2119338.8
 45–6450833.896731.5
 ≥6525517.045514.8
Education
 <12 y1349.11966.5
 HS graduate44930.689929.7
 Some college37825.782727.3
 College graduate50934.6110636.5